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Screening of “Poverty, Inc”

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November 30, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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“Fighting poverty is big business. But who profits the most?”

Poverty, Inc is an award-winning documentary about disaster relief and the negative impacts that aid has had on third world countries. Poverty, Inc goes further in depth into how the Poverty Industry needs to change and support the entrepreneurship and innovation of the everyday person in third world countries. We will be holding the screening Thursday, November 30th from 5-7:30 p.m. in room 4106 at Hunt Library.

Following the screening will be a discussion led by Miles Wright. Miles is currently the CEO of Xanofi and has worked with our diverse team to build cutting-edge nanotechnology products in technical fields as diverse as biomedical, water treatment, food additives, and acoustics. Miles’ engagements before Xanofi highlight the wide range of market and technology applications that interests him – leading a large area nonprofit, developing state-of-the-art technology in oblique aerial georeferenced imaging, driving an image database company, and more. Over the years,Miles has founded six companies and two nonprofits. Miles has done extensive work with nonprofits in Haiti and is an excellent source of information about how to enact positive change through nonprofit work.

Check out the trailer for the movie at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqGQ1IRhdzg.


November 30, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm